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My Great Uncle Charlie and Aunt Louise

They lived in Lubec, Maine in the winter and on Indian Lake in nearby Whiting for the summer. My family had a camp at Indian Lake from the year I was born, so we visited each other often. 792 more words

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Old, Old Photo Album. Part III.

The first photo in the album is of Senator James Garfield, an Ohio Republican elected President in 1881 and assassinated 200 days later. I pondered why this photo was placed so prominently in the album in a previous post. 642 more words

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Leaving Old Sly's Lock in Smiths Falls

Photos courtesy of Peter Au and the Rideau Roundtable.

When the South Wind Brigade left Smiths Falls, it was via Old Sly’s Lock. Here they are moving out of the lock and heading for open water.

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A picture album from Olivia Enns as the Brigade navigates Kilmarnock locks.

Olivia Enns shared a photo album with us that shows the brigade as it arrives at, navigates through, and departs the Kilmarnock Locks near Smiths Falls Ontario. 46 more words

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Some great photos from David Cherry of the South Wind Brigade

These shots have most, if not all, of the Canoes of the South Wind Brigade, including some great photos where people are “sailing” their canoes. There are a few camping pictures too. 26 more words

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My Ancestors’ Old, Old Photo Album and James Garfield.

I begin to peruse the third old photo album found in my great grandmother’s home where I grew up. I turn the page and find the first photograph is of Senator James Garfield taken by the G.W. 444 more words

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